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Lancaster Postgraduate Statistics Centre – creating enterprise and innovation in teaching statistics across disciplines.

Lancaster, Gillian and Francis, Brian and Allen, Ruth (2009) Lancaster Postgraduate Statistics Centre – creating enterprise and innovation in teaching statistics across disciplines. MSOR Connections, 9 (1). pp. 41-46. ISSN 1473-4869

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    Abstract

    The Lancaster Postgraduate Statistics Centre (PSC) encompasses all aspects of Postgraduate Teaching and Learning within the Mathematics and Statistics department. It is the only UK HEFCE-funded Centre for Excellence in Teaching and Learning that uniquely specialises in postgraduate statistics, and rewards the research and teaching excellence of the Statistics Group. The award-winning purpose-built PSC building opened in February 2008, and features many modern state of the art facilities. Our popular MSc courses and short course programme provide excellent training for those wishing to further their knowledge of statistics. We hold regular Teaching and Learning Seminars that focus on innovative teaching methods and technologies, and offer a visiting fellow scheme as well as specialist training at all levels through master classes and workshops run by experts in the field. This article describes the work of the PSC as we proceed past the third year of grant funding. For more information about activities in the Postgraduate Statistics Centre please see our website at http://www.maths.lancs.ac.uk/psc.

    Item Type: Article
    Journal or Publication Title: MSOR Connections
    Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics
    Departments: Faculty of Science and Technology > Mathematics and Statistics
    Faculty of Science and Technology
    ID Code: 26963
    Deposited By: Mr Richard Ingham
    Deposited On: 19 Aug 2009 11:57
    Refereed?: Yes
    Published?: Published
    Last Modified: 09 Oct 2013 15:17
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    URI: http://eprints.lancs.ac.uk/id/eprint/26963

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